Native American Students Enrollment

The following data are taken from Montana State University's annual fall 15th class day snapshot files.

Enrollment 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
New Freshmen 41 50 55 54 65 95 119 94 98 126
Total Undergrad incl. freshmen) 248 276 254 282 300 432 469 517 464 464
Total Graduate 20 22 51 80 76 68 76 63 94 96
     Total Native American Enrollment 268 298 305 362 376 500 545 580 558 560
Total MSU Enrollment 12,250 12,338 12,170 12,369 12,764 13,559 14,153 14,660 15,294 15,421
     % Native American/Total Enrollment 2.19% 2.42% 2.51% 2.93% 2.95 3.69% 3.85% 3.96% 3.65% 3.63%

MSU Undergraduate American Indian/Alaska Native Enrollment by College, Fall 2014

Enrollment by College American Indian/Alaska Native All UG Students % of All UG Students who are American Indian % of UG American Indians in College
College of Agriculture 32 878 .2% 3.6%
College of Arts & Architecture 36 1070 .3% 3.4%
College of Business 34 1291 .3% 2.6%
College of Education, Health and Human Development 45 1439 .3% 3.1%
College of Engineering 75 3106 .6% 2.4%
College of Letters & Science 119 3052 .9% 3.9%
College of Nursing 56 932 .4% 6.0%
Gallatin College Programs 18 440 .1% 4.1%
University College 49 1163 .4% 4.2%
MSU total 464 13,371 3.5% 3.5%

 

Incoming Native American Transfers
(included in above totals)
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Freshman 23 17 5 14 10 15 10 10 9 8
Sophomore 8 7 8 2 7 11 11 5 9 8
Junior 9 13 10 10 16 13 15 16 17 11
Senior 3 10 4 23 6 8 12 7 3 5
Postbaccalaureate 1 0 1 4 2 7 5 3 0 1
     Total Incoming Transfers 44 47 28 53 41 54 53 41 38 33

Note: Students may identify as more than one race or ethnicity. For this report, students who identify as American Indian/Alaska Native are included whether or not they identify with another race or ethnicity as well.


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